Monday, 23 December 2013

What is the most important thing in life?


Christ conversing with Martha and Mary, Circle of Rembrandt (British Museum)

Jesus Christ with Martha and Mary

Profiles of Faith: Mary & Martha - Lessons from Two Sisters 


Luke 10:38-42
New International Version (NIV)

At the Home of Martha and Mary

38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!”

41 “Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, 42 but few things are needed—or indeed only one.[a] Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”

Footnotes:
Luke 10:42 Some manuscripts but only one thing is needed

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